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I got a question i never asked my doctor cause i felt stupid.

Ok. i got a question that hopefully someone can help with. my doctor told me this and so did the internet. This is day number 51 and you're 7 weeks pregnant!
You have 229 days or 33 weeks left, and are 18.2% of the way there.
Baby's age since conception is 37 days or 5 weeks. You are due on 1/20/2010.

I don't understand how i can be 7 weeks pregnant but the day of sex was 5 weeks ago!? someone please help answer this :)

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lindseyx17

Asked by lindseyx17 at 7:24 PM on Jun. 5, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • it is quite confusing. doctors go by the first day of your last period and calculate that into your due date, which is 2 weeks before conception.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 7:26 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • B/c they count back to the first day of your last period instead of when you actually conceived.
    a_and_j_momma

    Answer by a_and_j_momma at 7:26 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • Yeah, I asked my doctor that question, she told me the first 2 weeks are free lol.
    moniluvsmarcus

    Answer by moniluvsmarcus at 7:28 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • Yea it's confusing. But they also say you are pregnant for 9 months, but it's 39 weeks which is closer 10 months. I used a pregnancy ticker and go off how many weeks they say and not how much time there is left. I'm 6 months or 6.5 months pregnant, either way I am due on 9/3.
    Seven07

    Answer by Seven07 at 7:29 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • it just means 7 weeks since missed period
    5 weeks from conception
    Dom123123

    Answer by Dom123123 at 7:34 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • lol wow thats confusing. but i get it more now =) as long as i know my due date. i guess everythings good lol. thanksss guys=)
    lindseyx17

    Answer by lindseyx17 at 7:43 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • As you progress the date will change too.
    sadira29

    Answer by sadira29 at 7:55 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

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